Herbert Emil Hinze, Jr., 78, passed away on December 19, 2015 at his home in Orange Grove, Texas. He was born in Orange Grove on June 6, 1937 to Clara and Herbert Hinze, Sr.

Herbert was preceded in death by his parents, Clara Ida and Herbert Emil Hinze, Sr.; his older sister, Ellie Mae, a brother, Lamar, and a nephew, Scott Alan Jochen.

He will be dearly missed by his sister, Mary Ann (Jimmy) Jochen; three nephews; and five great-nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel. Chapel Service will be held at 2 p.m. with Pastor Kathleen Kasper of Living Word Fellowship officiating. Interment will follow at Sons of Hermann Cemetery in Orange Grove, Texas.

Condolences may be offered at www.holmgreenmortuaryinc.com. Services are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 E. Main St., Alice, Texas